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Lane honored with prestigious NCAA Elite 89 Award

The NCAA D2 Track and Field Championships just started yet and already Jani Lane of Anchorage is a winner. The Michigan Tech junior runner was presented with the prestigious NCAA Elite 89 Award at a pre-national meet ceremony. Lane, of Service High fame, has qualified for NCAAs in the 1,500 meters. He is scheduled to… Read more »

Lane qualifies for NCAA final in 1,500 meters

When it comes to running the 1,500 meters, nobody does it at Michigan Tech better than Anchorage’s Jani Lane. The sophomore owns four of the five fastest times, including a school record 3:46.53 posted earlier this season. Now he has a chance to give the school a national title. Lane qualified for the 1,500 final… Read more »

Lane named Rookie of the Year for MTU [Track]

Freshman runner Jani Lane of Anchorage has been named men’s Rookie of the Year for the Michigan Tech track and field team. Lane ran the 10th fastest time in school history in the 800 meters of 1:53.13. Lane, of Service High fame, competed for Michigan Tech in cross country and nordic skiing in addition to… Read more »

Lane is team’s No. 1 at regionals (Running)

He didn’t do as well as he wanted, but Jani Lane of Anchorage was the top finisher for the Michigan Tech University men’s cross country team at the NCAA D2 Midwest Regional Championships today in Big Rapids, Mich. The freshman crossed the line 84th out of 151 runners with a 10K time of 34:38 “The… Read more »

Three Alaskans earn college track All-American honors

Alaskans Hans Roelle and Jani Lane of Anchorage and Lucas Updike of Ketchikan each turned in All-American performances at two separate national track and field championships this weekend. In Alabama, Hans Roelle of Eastern Oregon University doubled down on national titles by winning the men’s 800-meter race at the NAIA Championships, his second national title… Read more »

Alaska runners, coaches excel at college regionals

Isaac Updike of Ketchikan nearly won another major title, but he settled for getting Eastern Oregon University to the national championships instead. Updike finished second at the Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships in Caldwell, Idaho, covering the 8-K race in 25:47. Last spring he won a national title in the steeplechase. The top 12 finishers earned… Read more »

Alaskans shine in Michigan Tech debuts [Running]

There is something about Alaska runners making dynamic debuts for the Michigan Tech cross country team. For the second time in two years an Alaska male was the team’s top finisher in the first race of the season. This time it was Kyle Hanson of Fairbanks. Last year it was Jani Lane of Anchorage. Hanson,… Read more »